Archive for October, 2010
My aunt has a hard time believing that climate change could be occurring. Her questions and concerns aren’t that different from many Americans’, so I’ve been responding to her here in a series called Figures Lie and Liars Figure. You probably thought I was all done since my last post was more than a month […]
So there’s this grant proposal I’ve been tinkering with on and off for the last few months, but haven’t really pulled together yet. I thought it was due November 15. I met with my boss Wednesday to discuss ways to frame our project. She reminded me of some administrative paperwork I’d need to do before […]
While all of you are waiting patiently for me here, I’ve been out with other blogs.
After almost a month of breaking my morning yoga routine because of migraines and busyness, I pretended that all my looming deadlines didn’t exist this morning and got back into it. I sounded like a bowl of rice crispies with a megaphone, but it was lovely. Despite the time I “lost” doing yoga this morning, […]
Today I’m stuck doing a bit of data analysis that I think is useless, but it’s faster to do the analysis and show how pointless it is than to explain to my advisor why it’s pointless. Plus, there’s a teeny teeny tiny chance I’m wrong in my predictions about the outcome. That would be embarrassing. […]
If you’re working on a grant proposal on a cool, cloudy fall afternoon, I recommend Arvo Pärt.
I haven’t had much time for writing substantive blog posts lately and right now is no exception. In fact, the next month probably won’t be an exception. I know this is pretty heartbreaking for you all. So, until I get back to my regular awesome blogging, I’ll be pointing you to some blogs you may […]